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Deal with the Problem Sooner than later

Ah, the dreaded check engine light. But all is not lost when yours lights up -- if you move quickly, you can normally handle your car's issue before it balloons into a huge one. There are many calls to action that you can take. If you like to take things into your own hands, you can buy an inexpensive code reader to figure out why the light is on. Or, you can take it into your mechanic. Either way, it normally isn't a huge deal and can even be something like a loose gas cap, or something to do…
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Should a Startup Buy or Lease Its Car?

Startups need to be sensible with their scarce resources. You have heard of "not putting the cart before the horse, right?" The startup should make sure it is extremely efficient with its capital. Should a startup buy or lease its car?

The reasons why startups might want to lease cars is 1. Affordability, 2. Efficient Capital Usage, 3. Tax Benefits and 4. New Car Trade-Ins. Leasing tends to offer a lower monthly payment. The short-term lease is more efficient than a lump-sum purchase. You might be able to write-off the car as a business expense. You can trade in the…
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TRD Pro Series

 

There’s a warmth in the air reminding us that spring is near. We couldn’t be more excited for gardening, adventures and the rain that comes with the season.

 For Toyota TRD Pro owners, it’s time to get muddy.


But if you’re not a TRD Pro owner, you may be wondering what the TRD Pro Series even is.Let us assure you it encompasses everything an off-roading vehicle should be.


The TRD…
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Why You Should Buy a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle

New vehicles are great because you know they're reliable, and come with all sorts of warranty protections. Used vehicles are awesome because of their affordability and ability to hold value. But how do you get the best of both in Salem? With a Toyota Certified Used vehicle.

Why should you buy a Toyota Certified Used vehicle? Consider the advantages:

  • Every Toyota Certified Used vehicle has passed a 160-point Quality Assurance Inspection, and you get a CARFAX Vehicle History Report. All so you can be confident in its reliability.
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How to Prolong Your Car's Life

 

Toyota vehicles are known for their ability to live long and prosper. We’ve seen some on the road with more than 300,000 miles! You may be wondering how, and we’ve got answers. It really starts with the quality of the vehicle. Some of the most innovative minds are behind the Toyotas we drive. Modern innovation and a long history of reliability gives Toyota the great genetics that have allowed them to outlive…
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2017 Toyota Highlander Earns Top Safety Rating

Safety on the Salem roads is of paramount importance. It doesn't just come down to driving techniques, but also how well your vehicle is suited to protect you. The 2017 Toyota Highlander puts all your fears to rest, because it's been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The Highlander earned the top safety rating using only standard equipment. Why is that impressive? Because most other vehicles who also achieved the same safety rating required optional equipment to do so.

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6 Tips for Hand Washing Your Car

 

There is some ambiguity whether washing your car by hand or machine is better for your car. We are pros at hand-washing here at Capitol Toyota! It allows you to get to know your car better; Its curves, edges, and maybe even its dents that truly make it unique. But, you can do more harm than good to your ride if you wash it incorrectly. Allow us to share some helpful tips for hand washing…

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How to Change a Tire

 


Whether it happens down the street from your house or in a different state, it’s important to know how to switch your tire from a flat to a spare. Although it may seem easier to call a tow truck to haul your car and its flat away, it’s not always practical and never cost efficient, so roll up your sleeves and embrace the do-it-yourself moment  by following these 10 steps to change a…

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10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Salem

 

There’s no place quite like home, or Salem, Oregon for that matter. Home to great food, artistic types and the rainy day, the city has a soul that is completely unique to Salem.


We truly feel lucky to be in a city surrounded by so much beauty and we hope you do too! After all, a city as distinct as Salem has its quirks, many of which you may not even know of.


Allow…

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Prius Prime Wins KBB Electric/Hybrid Best Buy of 2017 Award

There's a lot of buzz in the green-car world about the 2017 Prius Prime. What's so "prime" about it? Unlike the Toyota Prius, which is a conventional hybrid, the Prius Prime is a plug-in hybrid. That means users may plug it in to an outlet to give the battery additional charge, just like an electric car. On one full battery charge, the 2017 Prius Prime can drive up…

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